Weekly Commentary

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Monday, February 11, 2019

A fairly uneventful week ended with slight gains. U.S. economic resilience and the Federal Reserve’s recent pivot on its expected path of interest rate hikes were supportive of equities.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Global stock markets heated up despite the winter deep-freeze, stoked by the hot job market, positive earnings news and the Federal Reserve standing pat on interest rates.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Stock markets had mixed results during a holiday-shortened trading week. Asian and European bourses saw mixed results; U.S. markets achieved slight gains.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Markets gained for the fourth consecutive week, notching the biggest four-week gain since October 2011.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Global stocks continued their gains from the previous week, despite easing during Friday’s session and jitters over disappointing holiday sales.

Monday, January 7, 2019

The first week of the New Year brought choppiness and stress to the global markets, but ended on an upbeat note.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Stocks globally closed out 2018 with a tumultuous week of trading, as all three major US indices ended a whipsaw week on a positive note yet on track to post their first annual losses since 2008.

Monday, December 17, 2018

U.S. stocks began the week looking like they would rally, but economic disappointments from China and the Eurozone caused a retreat. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 simultaneously were in correction territory.

Monday, December 10, 2018

The hoped-for “Santa” rally took a detour this week, misrouted by unclear directions from the Federal Reserve and Tariff Man. The S&P 500 returned to correction territory.

Monday, December 3, 2018

After two down weeks, stocks rose in a series of choppy sessions that stabilized most indexes but did not reclaim earlier highs.


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